School of Communication

Professional Organizations

Professional organizations offer scholarships, internship assistance, and student career workshops. See Web sites listed below for details.

Communication Management Division
American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) - Cleveland Chapter:
Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) - Cleveland Chapter:
Mediation Association of Northeast Ohio (MANO):
Society for Healthcare Consumer Advocacy (SHCA):
Cleveland State Division of Continuing Education's Patient Advocacy Certification Program is endorsed by Sociey for Healthcare Consumer Advocacy


Journalism and Promotional Communication Division
Society of Professional Journalist (SPJ):
Public Relations Society of America (PRSA):
The PRSA student Career Day is held in November
Cleveland Advertising Association (CAA) :
The CAA Communications Career Day is held in December. CSU students recieve a discounted admission to the CAA monthly luncheons at the discounted cost of $15.
American Marketing Association (AMA) - Cleveland Chapter:
Press Club of Cleveland:
American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA):
National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ):
Sales & Marketing Executives (SME) - Cleveland Chapter:
Ohio Newspaper Foundation (ONA):
Association for Women in Communications(AWC) :
Women in Sports and Events (WSE) :
International Association of Business Communicators (IABC):
Online Graphic Design Degree Resources :


Media Arts and Technology Division
National Television Academy (NTA):
Media Communications Association International (MCAI):
Ohio Association of Broadcasters (OAB):
Greater Cleveland Media Development Corporation (GCMDC):
Formerly Cleveland Film Commission.
The Association of Film Commisions International (AFCI):
Cleveland Film Society (CFS):

For Other Professional Associations Visit Northeast Ohio Communication Affiliates:

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Mailing Address
School of Communication
College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
Cleveland State University
2121 Euclid Avenue, MU 233
Cleveland, OH 44115-2214
Campus Location
1st & 2nd Floors
Music & Communication Building
2001 Euclid Ave.
Phone: 216.687.4630
Fax: 216.687.5435
Web Contact
Rick Pitchford
Phone: 216.687.5077

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